Company required to pay $77K for development of guarding educational programs
McCoy Global Canada pled guilty to section 310(2)(a) of the Occupational Health and Safety Code for failing to provide safeguards if a worker may accidentally, or through the work process, come into contact with moving parts of machinery. The company was fined $5,000 inclusive of the victim fine surcharge. Additionally, it was ordered under Occupational Health and Safety Act section 41.1 to pay $77,250 in favour of the Alberta Construction Safety Association and the Manufacturing Health & Safety Association to develop educational and training programs concerning guarding and related topics.
All other charges were withdrawn.
Source: Alberta Labour